it is a serious thing // just to be alive / on this fresh morning / in this broken world.Invitation, Mary Oliver … [Read more...] about today’s walk
Some weeks it's a struggle to write all the different things I do. After writing both prose and code for various clients, I often feel that I've run out of words. Yes, it's easy to post a photo of Shadow and/or Dot. The monthly posts that review my prior month's reading are also straightforward. But then I get stuck. What should I write about the other weeks? During the spring and summer I can write about what's growing, however … [Read more...] about some thoughts on writing
May you have a happy, healthy, and prosperous new year! … [Read more...] about l’shanah tovah!
"Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth." ― Henry David Thoreau, Journal Entry, 1853 … [Read more...] about live in each season
We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented. Sometimes we must interfere. When human lives are endangered, when human dignity is in jeopardy, national borders and sensitivities become irrelevant. Wherever men and women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place must – at that moment – become the center of the … [Read more...] about We must take sides.